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A Gruesome ‘Sabbath’: Roth’s Vile, Brilliant Masterpiece

Matthew Specktor is the author of American Dream Machine. Some books love to be loved. They make their moves on […]

‘Bartholomew Biddle’: A Writer’s 15-Year Adventure

Gary Ross has penned and directed some big Hollywood hits like Big, Pleasantville and The Hunger Games. But for the […]

Remembering A Rock Star: Photographer Ken Regan

If you’ve been around longer than me, perhaps you were already familiar with Ken Regan’s photography. I’ll admit: I didn’t […]

Dozens Of Covers Later, ‘Hallelujah’ Endures

There are songs, and then there are anthems. One of those anthems is the subject of music journalist Alan Light’s […]

The High And The Low In Holiday Movies

My well-documented weird affection for Hallmark movies brings me — along with NPR.org movies editor Trey Graham — to Weekend […]

Untangle An ‘Act Of God’

On-air challenge: Every answer is a familiar three-word phrase in the form “____ of ____.” I’ve rearranged the letters in […]

‘Cross Roads’: A Writing Career Built On Faith

Five years ago, Paul Young was working three jobs outside Portland, Ore., when he decided to write a Christian tale […]

Hispanics Call For Kennedy Center Honors

This weekend, some big names are coming to Washington for a red-carpet event. Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, ballerina Natalia Makarova, […]

A Compelling, Chutzpadik History Of ‘Jews And Words’

For thousands of years the Jewish people have been forced to move around — fleeing bigotry, slavery, pogroms, famines and […]

Jake Tapper Of ABC News Plays Not My Job

Jake Tapper is the longtime chief White House correspondent for ABC News and has just written a new book called […]

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